School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences

Professional Placement Opportunities

Professional Placement Opportunities

Professional year placements are a fantastic way to gain vital work experience and improve your employability following graduation.

Students on all degree programmes are eligible to apply for a placement year.

You can apply for a placement at the start of your second year. The placement starts in the summer of your second year.

Professional placement year - take a look at student and employer's perspective.

Learning valuable skills

You'll learn lots of valuable skills, and return to your studies with a renewed focus. Many students find that their results improve because of this.

Major players in industry

Placements in the past have included large pharmaceutical companies such as:

  • Pfizer
  • Proctor and Gamble
  • Covance
  • Astra Zeneca
  • GSK

You can also apply to smaller regional companies, both within laboratories and office based.

Contact us

For further details email biomedplacements@ncl.ac.uk